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Tax Credit Passes in Louisiana

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 72 authorizes a one-time refundable income tax credit for a portion of annual state license or permit fees imposed by the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control and paid by the owners or operators of …Read More

LA Governor Vetoes Permit Fee Relief

Vetoed by the Governor, S.B. 18 sought to provide that a permit holder that timely paid its operating permit fees and its malt beverages or beverages of low alcoholic content permit fees during the 2020 calendar year, shall have its …Read More

Relief Bill Includes Breweries in LA

The subject of a House-Senate conference committee, House Bill 85 creates the Bar Assistance Relief Program (BAR Program) within the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program to provide economic support to eligible bars, breweries and commercial fishermen. Read More

LA Bill Would Limit Local Authority over Alcohol Sales

House Bill 44 suspends the authority of a parish or municipality to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages or to limit the time of operation of any establishment selling alcoholic beverages during any COVID-19 public emergency until one year after …Read More

Tax Credit Considered in Louisiana

Awaiting floor debate, H.B. 37 authorizes a one-time income tax credit for the amount of annual state license or permit fees imposed by the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control and paid by the owners or operators of restaurant establishments …Read More

Permit Fee Relief Moves in LA Senate

Amended in the Senate to include breweries, microbreweries, and microdistilleries that offer on-site retail consumption, S.B. 18 provides that a permit holder that timely paid its operating permit fees and its malt beverages or beverages of low alcoholic content permit …Read More

Delivery Rules Relaxed in Louisiana

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 178 relaxes certain rules governing the delivery of alcohol. Under the bill’s provisions, third-party delivery companies would be allowed to use independent contractors in addition to their own employees, provides that only malt …Read More

Beer Transfer Bill Considered in LA Senate

Advancing to committee consideration, S.B. 473 authorizes a manufacturer or brewer that operates more than one permitted brewing facility entirely located in the state of Louisiana to transfer bonded beer between the brewer’s permitted facilities, not to exceed 60% of …Read More

Beer Transfer Bill Intro’d in LA

H.B. 336 would allow an entity operating multiple brewing facilities located in the state to transfer bonded beer between the entity’s permitted facilities. Read More

Louisiana Brewery Event Legislation Debuted

House Bill 564 seeks to authorize brewers to host up to thirty private events at the brewing facility and provides certain restrictions for such events. Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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